Engineers

Gassco bike robot drone
Energy, Energy Security, Engineers, Europe, Gas, Innovation, Pipeline Gas Journal, Pipelines

Robotics Applications Making Advances in Norway

The new tools gather information that companies like oil companies like Norway’s Equinor, Germany’s Wintershall and Anglo-Dutch-owned Shell, plus the Norwegian state-owned pipeline operator Gassco can use to optimise its maintenance plans, while inspection robots can replace time-consuming and costly inspections by humans and cut downtime for certain plant assets.

Baker Hughes Worldwide Rig Count, Business, Engineers, Gas, Innovation, Oil, Pipelines, Recruitment, Rigzone, Technology

Oilfield Services Eyeing Survival Tactics in Weak US Market

Last time crude prices crashed, E&P companies cut operations and investment, with knock-on effects on oilfield service contractors, many of whom reduced headcount, went bankrupt or merged. Once again, history is repeating itself. Baker Hughes September U.S. rig count saw just 898 active rigs, a reduction of 150 from this […]

Innovation team drawing a new big project
Engineering and Technology, Engineers, Technology

Breathe in a new breed of engineers

We meet six young innovators who are leading the way in using their skills and talent to shape the future of technology. America’s Microsoft, Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon, as well as China’s Alibaba and Tencent, have touched the lives of countless millions. Hard on the heels of these titans of the […]

Business, Energy, Engineers, Environment, Gas, Geoscience, Nuclear, Oil, Recruitment, Renewables, Solar power, Technology, Wind Power

Why big oil is buying into clean energy

Fossil fuels are facing an uncertain future. In response, Europe’s big oil companies including Shell, BP and Total are venturing into the production, distribution and sale of electricity to industrial, residential and transport markets, in direct competition with traditional multinational utilities such as Enel, Iberola and RWE. This diversification, though […]

Jan Kiepura opera festival in Krynica, Poland
Energy, Engineers, Eniday, Europe, Oxfordprospect, Pipeline Gas Journal, Technology, Transport, Travel

Work completed in August 2019

This is a brief list of some of the work completed for various clients in a variety of formats, during the past month. Contact me at info@nicnewmanoxford.com Engineering Pro Why Big oil is buying into clean energy The writing is on the wall for fossil fuels. In response, Europe’s big […]